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Friday, May 7, 2021

Democratic platform not facing due scrutiny in chaos of Trump

Donald Trump is a disaster. Let me be abundantly clear about that. He represents a decaying breed of anti-intellectual American exceptionalism lashing out as it comes...

Americans have not had their day of reckoning with race

In my last column, I wrote at length on pundits’ appropriation of Martin Luther King Jr. as a way to decry today’s movements against...

Not smitten with your candidate? Vote anyway

To my fellow liberals: This election season has been shocking and disheartening. It’s hard to recall an election when the American public was so dissatisfied...

Sequels need more creativity, less nostalgia

Last year was the year of the long-prophesied sequel. Many long-anticipated revivals of iconic films brought in box-office booms. Between “Creed,” “Mad Max: Fury...

Hollywood must revive cinematic experience to completely capture audiences

In December 2015, filmmaker Quentin Tarantino rolled out a unique cinematic experience around his new film, “The Hateful Eight.” Prior to its wide release...

Cinemas need to exploit their unique advantages

 Among digital filmmaking technology, online movie distribution and rapidly evolving home media, the world of moviemaking has had a trying decade and it doesn’t...